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Earth and Space

Celebrating positive progress for our planet

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What is

Reasons to be Hopeful?

There are thousands of amazing people and projects creating successful solutions and adaptations to climate change - and we want young people to know about them.

Reasons to be Hopeful is a place where you can can discover these people, the new ways of living and cool tech working to repair our planet.

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How are we

doing this?

For every problem out there, we’re finding the people working to solve it and sharing their stories in fun videos and chats about:

  • the problem they’re solving

  • how they’re doing it

  • why it makes them hopeful for the future.  

So hop on to the Projects page, search for the problem you’re worried about and see all the amazing things people are doing to fix it.

Why are we

collecting these stories?



These people and projects show us what’s possible now and in the future.

Lots of people are using this time of change as an opportunity to create a better, more sustainable world for everyone.

We'll show you how to join in. 

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How can you


get involved?

We know that change can be scary but history shows that humans are good at solving problems and adapting to the world around them.

Building a happier and healthier planet is a challenge but lots of people are trying to achieve this. Through sharing their stories we hope to spark ideas about the many ways we can all make a difference.


Reasons to be Hopeful has just started to collect these exciting stories and to let people like you know they are here.


That’s where we need your help:  

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We want people like YOU to tell us   about the people, projects, challenges and inventions you know are making a difference, locally and globally. 

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We want FAMILIES like yours to  follow us and tell all their friends to do the same.

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We want PEOPLE involved in projects that are making a difference, to say YES to us creating a 90 second video about your work, so we can share your story & 'Reasons to be Hopeful.' 

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